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Peak District

Sport and Leisure Pursuits

The following are clubs associations etc representing and offering participation in sports and leisure activities in the Peak District area. Our Activity Providers page also lists commercial organisations and businesses providing activities, coaching and activity holidays.

On this page (click to see) – Abseiling & Rock Climbing, Hang Gliding and Paragliding, Orienteering, Potholing, Rallying and Motorsport, Trail and Fell Running, Water and Paddle Sports

Abseiling and Rock Climbing

peakbouldering.info – Peak District Bouldering

www.hopevalleyonline.co.uk – general info on climbing and abseiling around Hope

Hang Gliding and Paragliding

www.bhpa.co.uk – British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA)

www.derbyshiresoaringclub.org.uk – one of the largest Hang gliding and Paragliding clubs in the UK

www.peaksoaring.co.uk – Hang Gliding and Paragliding club – SW Peak area


www.mdoc.org.uk – Manchester and District Orienteering Club

www.potoc.dandasparks.org.uk – Potteries Orienteering Club (POTOC)

derwentvalleyorienteers.org.uk – The website for orienteering in Derbyshire

www.southyorkshireorienteers.org.uk – South Yorkshire Orienteers

Potholing and Caving

www.ccpc.org.uk Crewe Climbing and Potholing Club

www.thedca.org.uk – Derbyshire Caving Association

www.darfarpc.org.uk – Darfar Potholing Club, based in the Manifold Valley, Staffordshire

www.derbyscc.org.uk – Derbyshire Caving Club

dtvcc.clubbz.com Doncaster Torne Valley Caving Club

www.eldonpotholeclub.org.uk – Eldon Pothole Club

www.orpheuscavingclub.org.uk Orpheus Caving Club

massoncavers.com – Masson Caving Group


Rallying and Motorsport

www.eromc.co.uk – The Ecurie Royal Oak Motor Club

www.matlockmotorclub.co.uk – Matlock Motor Club

Trail and Fell Running

Fell Running Guide – we can help you gain the necessary skills to allow you to get out and enjoy running in the hills.

Dark Peak Fell Runners – an athletics club for (mostly) hill & mountain running based in Sheffield

Pennine Fell Runners – Based in the rough hill areas of Cheshire, South Manchester and the Peak District

fellrunner.org.uk – The Fell Runners Association which looks after fell runners’ interests

Water and Paddle Sports

Sailing, kayak and canoeing is available on many of the reservoirs in the area

www.carsingtonsailingclub.co.uk – Carsington Sailing Club

www.combssailingclub.co.uk – Combs Sailing Club between Whaley Bridge and Chapel-en-le-Frith

www.sheffieldrowing.co.uk – Damflask Rowing and Sailing Centre

www.drsc.co.uk – Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club – the largest sailing Club in the North East of England

www.dovestonesc.org.uk – Dovestone Sailing Club Dovestone Reservoir Nr Oldham

www.ecpsc.org.uk – Etherow Country Park Sailing Club – Stockport

www.errwoodsailing.co.uk – Errwood Sailing Club in the Goyt Valley

www.sail-glossop.org.uk – Glossop Sailing Club at Torside Reservoir

www.northstaffssailingclub.co.uk – Stanley Reservoir between Stoke and Leek

www.rudyardlakesc.org.uk – Rudyard Lake Sailing Club between Leek, Congleton and Macclesfield

toddbrooksailingclub.co.uk – sailing club at Toddbrook Reservoir Whaley Bridge

For the Macclesfield area see www.macclesfield-outdoors.co.uk